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Bariatric Surgery

Season 9 Episode 901 | 26m 46s

Weight loss surgery can be a life-saving option for people who are severely obese. It can be especially helpful for those with life-threatening, weight-related health problems, such as diabetes, sleep apnea or heart disease. Examine the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery, from the gastric bypass to stomach banding.

Aired: 11/12/09

Rating: NR

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